26 May 2017

Thematic Focus: General

Event & opportunity:

Twitter Chat: Are We Doing Enough for Refugees?, 14 June 2017 [info]

Beyond Assistance: How to Support Refugees' Aspirations, London, 15 June 2017 [info]
- Will also be livestreamed.


Digital Archives of Refugee History: Resources, Challenges and Opportunities (Refugee History Blog, May 2017) [text]
- See also this list of 10 refugee history archives.

"From Burdens and Responsibilities to Opportunities: The Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework and a Global Compact on Refugees," International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 28, no. 4 (Dec. 2016) [free full-text]

"How Can We Blunt Prejudice against Immigrants?," Science Magazine, 17 May 2017 [free full-text]

How the Humanitarian NGOs Operate at Sea (Open Migration Blog, May 2017) [text]

Introductory Post: A Series of Reflections on Refuge (NCHS Blog, May 2017) [access]
- Follow the link to access the two additional posts in this blog series. Note: Additional recent reviews of this book can be found on the LSE Review of Books blog and the Refugee History blog (here is a response by the authors to the latter review).

The New Primacy of Partnerships between the UN, Regional Organizations, Civil Society, and the Private Sector (Independent Commission on Multilateralism, April 2017) [text]

Promoting Human Security & Supporting Mobility Options: Addressing Drivers of Forced Migration in the Global Compact and Other Complementary Processes and Frameworks (Global Coalition on Migration, May 2017) [text]
- GCM’s brief for the Second Thematic Consultation for the Global Compact on Migration, New York, 22-23 May 2017.

Quick Guide: New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants (UNHCR, Nov. 2016) [text]

"Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts: Research Progress and Remaining Gaps," Third World Quarterly, Latest Articles, 17 May 2017 [free full-text]

Should Refugees be Sheltered and Contained in Organized Camps or in Urban and Rural Areas?, Fifth Debate (Odd Debates, April 2017) [access]
- Online debate organized by the Canadian Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Reconstruction Research Alliance.

Some Good News about Public Attitudes to Refugees (Refugees Deeply, May 2017) [text]

"Trump Advisor Stephen Miller Blocked G-7 Migration Proposal," Foreign Policy, 25 May 2017 [text]

Web resources:

Dag Digital Repository [access]
- "A repository of digital materials published by the United Nations. It is designed to be an easy-to-use interface to current and historical UN documents. It provides a safe environment to host and preserve the United Nations institutional memory."

United Nations Digital Library [access]
- "Provides free access to provides access to over 860,000 speeches, documents, public domain publications, and more." More info is provided here. Note: I haven't done a side-by-side comparison yet of these two resources to determine what the overlap is; if anyone has thoughts to share, please do so!

World Refugee Council [access]
- A new " independent group of global leaders and innovators aimed at advancing new solutions to the global refugee crisis."

Related posts:
- News: New Edition of the Global Report on Internal Displacement (22 May 2017)
- Thematic Focus: General (19 May 2017)

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